Ralston Arena

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Ralston Arena
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Location 72nd and Q Streets
Ralston, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°12′25″N 96°01′37″W / 41.20694°N 96.02694°W / 41.20694; -96.02694Coordinates: 41°12′25″N 96°01′37″W / 41.20694°N 96.02694°W / 41.20694; -96.02694
Owner City of Ralston
Operator City of Ralston
Capacity 4,356 - (End Stage Concert)
4,600 - (NCAA Div I Basketball)
4,000 - (USHL Hockey)[1]
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground June 29, 2011[2]
Opened October 19, 2012
(Rodney Atkins concert)
October 26, 2012
(First Omaha Lancers game)[4]
Construction cost $36.8 million
($37.8 million in 2015 dollars[3])
Architect ICON Architectural Group
General contractor Boyd Jones Construction
Tenants
Omaha Lancers
Omaha Mavericks
Omaha Beef
Omaha Heart[4]
Omaha Rollergirls (2013)
Website
http://www.ralstonarena.com

The Ralston Arena, also called the Ralston Sports and Event Center, is an arena located in Ralston, Nebraska, a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska. It serves as the home of the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League, the Omaha Mavericks NCAA Division I men's basketball team (until their new arena opens in Fall 2015), and the Omaha Beef of Champions Indoor Football.[5]

It was also the location of the VEX Robotics Nationals competition in 2013.

Also coming to the new arena will be the Omaha Heart, an expansion team of the Legends Football League, as announced on April 19, 2012.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ralstonarena.com/arena-info
  2. ^ Klinker, Adam (June 30, 2012). "Omaha to Get Lingerie Football team". Omaha World Herald. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Omaha to Get Lingerie Football team". Omaha World Herald. April 19, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Arena to Vie for Concert Pie". Omaha World Herald. December 11, 2011. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 

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